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UNICEF: Gambling prevention in adolescents should be on a national health agenda

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The FINANCIAL — Problem gambling among adolescents and youth is a growing public health concern globally, as well as in Georgia, UNICEF study says.The aim of the UNICEF study, International Experience of Gambling Prevention Among Adolescents, conducted within the framework of the UNICEF and Patriarchate of Georgia Partnership, was to understand how other countries, including developed countries, are responding to growing problems of adolescents gambling, as well as share best practices in the concerned area. Worldwide, the prevalence of gambling is 2 to 4 times higher among adolescents than among adults, with up to 8% of adolescents between the ages of…

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UNICEF: Gambling prevention in adolescents should be on a national health agenda

1 min read

The FINANCIAL — Problem gambling among adolescents and youth is a growing public health concern globally, as well as in Georgia, UNICEF study says.The aim of the UNICEF study, International Experience of Gambling Prevention Among Adolescents, conducted within the framework of the UNICEF and Patriarchate of Georgia Partnership, was to understand how other countries, including developed…